kuori

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Finnish[edit]

(index ku)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *koori (compare Estonian koor, Livonian kūoŕ, Veps kor'), from Proto-Uralic *kare (compare Moksha карь (karʹ, bast shoe)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkuo̯ri/, [ˈkuo̞̯ri]
  • Rhymes: -uori
  • Syllabification: kuo‧ri

Noun[edit]

kuori

  1. skin (of an onion, potato, sausage, cooked milk etc.)
  2. peel (of a fruit)
  3. shale (shell, husk, cod, pod)
  4. shell (of an egg, snail, nut etc.)
  5. test (of a marine invertebrate, e.g. sea urchin)
  6. husk, hull, cod (of a seed, corn ear etc.)
    riisin kuori : rice hull, rice husk
  7. pod, cod (of pea etc.)
  8. bark (of a tree)
  9. crust (of the Earth; of bread)
  10. envelope
  11. case, casing, cover (of a lock or some-such)
  12. (mental) shell
  13. (physics, chemistry) shell (such as electron shell)
  14. (anatomy) cortex
Declension[edit]
Inflection of kuori (Kotus type 26/pieni, no gradation)
nominative kuori kuoret
genitive kuoren kuorten
kuorien
partitive kuorta kuoria
illative kuoreen kuoriin
singular plural
nominative kuori kuoret
accusative nom. kuori kuoret
gen. kuoren
genitive kuoren kuorten
kuorien
partitive kuorta kuoria
inessive kuoressa kuorissa
elative kuoresta kuorista
illative kuoreen kuoriin
adessive kuorella kuorilla
ablative kuorelta kuorilta
allative kuorelle kuorille
essive kuorena kuorina
translative kuoreksi kuoriksi
instructive kuorin
abessive kuoretta kuoritta
comitative kuorineen
Possessive forms of kuori (type pieni)
possessor singular plural
1st person kuoreni kuoremme
2nd person kuoresi kuorenne
3rd person kuorensa
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Swedish kor, through Old Norse kórr from Latin chorus. Doublet of kuoro.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkuo̯ri/, [ˈkuo̞̯ri]
  • Rhymes: -uori
  • Syllabification: kuo‧ri

Noun[edit]

kuori

  1. apse, chancel
Declension[edit]
Inflection of kuori (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative kuori kuorit
genitive kuorin kuorien
partitive kuoria kuoreja
illative kuoriin kuoreihin
singular plural
nominative kuori kuorit
accusative nom. kuori kuorit
gen. kuorin
genitive kuorin kuorien
partitive kuoria kuoreja
inessive kuorissa kuoreissa
elative kuorista kuoreista
illative kuoriin kuoreihin
adessive kuorilla kuoreilla
ablative kuorilta kuoreilta
allative kuorille kuoreille
essive kuorina kuoreina
translative kuoriksi kuoreiksi
instructive kuorein
abessive kuoritta kuoreitta
comitative kuoreineen
Possessive forms of kuori (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person kuorini kuorimme
2nd person kuorisi kuorinne
3rd person kuorinsa

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkuo̯ri/, [ˈkuo̞̯ri]
  • Rhymes: -uori
  • Syllabification: kuo‧ri

Verb[edit]

kuori

  1. Third-person singular indicative past form of kuoria.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkuo̯riˣ/, [ˈkuo̞̯ri(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -uori
  • Syllabification: kuo‧ri

Verb[edit]

kuori

  1. Indicative present connegative form of kuoria.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of kuoria.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of kuoria.

Anagrams[edit]


Karelian[edit]

Noun[edit]

kuori

  1. bark